Originally Posted by cradle_of_maiden
I figured since everyone on here seems to have infinite amounts of information about most of these bands that someone would have a theory on why most of the big tours are totally skipping over Florida and most of the southern states when there are a shit ton of loyal fans here (i.e. Iron Maiden, The Metal Masters tour, and Metallica)
Gas prices. Florida always get skipped (not just by major tours, but most every tour) because routing-wise its easier to round off at Georgia and head up if you're coming from the west, or start heading towards Texas if you're coming from the Atlantic.